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Old 01-05-2012, 11:43 AM
dasvt dasvt is offline
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ultra light alternator

I am working on a carbon fiber housed alternator with aluminum windings would anyone be interested in testing one of these out?
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Old 01-05-2012, 11:55 AM
Xeronix Xeronix is offline
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Isn't carbon fiber a nice conductor anyway?

I know with RC models, carbon fiber causes interference. Also, how do you plan on mounting the alternator in a way that it won't get too hot?
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